Open to all students aged 18 and over, living in the UK and studying on any full or part time course at a UK institution.
Six finalists will be selected to take part in a one-day workshop with street photographer and editor of fLIP magazineTiffany Jones and work together to produce an all-expenses-paid group show at the Orange Dot Gallery in Bloomsbury. An overall winner will be awarded a fantastic Olympus PEN camera. See PRIZES for more information and a list of who is on the judging panel.
All photographers who enter receive a free voucher from Blurb to the value of £28.95 to print and publish their own book.
How to Enter:
1. Submit five to eight of your best street photography images from anywhere in the world.
The London Street Photography Festival defines Street Photography as: “candid, un-staged photography which captures, explores or questions contemporary society and the relationships between individuals and their surroundings.”
Street photography is perhaps more easily defined as a method than a genre. The results can fit into documentary, portraiture and other genres, but the key elements of spontaneity, careful observation and an open mind ready to capture whatever appears in the viewfinder are essential.
2. You will be asked to include:
a brief biography of yourself (max 100 words) and a description (max 300 words) outlining the process and background of your photographic work
a title (optional) for your work and caption for each photo
the location that each photo was taken (optional)
Entrants must be currently living and studying in the UK, but the photographs can be taken anywhere.
Finalists must be available to travel to London on three separate days during May and June 2011 for the finalist’s workshop and to work together on the exhibition preparation – exact dates to be confirmed once finalists are chosen.